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Charles “Dixie” Shelby (8-23-20) service 8-26-20

Charles “Dixie” Shelby, 77, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Aug. 23, in Jackson, Tennessee.
He was born in Savannah, the son of the late Columbus Brownloe and Dorothy Faye Love Shelby. He was united in marriage to Brenda Hammock, who survives.
Mr. Shelby honorably served his country in the United States Army. Following his time in the military, he worked as a towboat deckhand, a clerk at Savannah 64 Liquors, and as a heavy equipment operator for Morrison Knudson Construction Company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Savannah.
He is survived by his wife Brenda Shelby of Savannah; daughters, Debbie Lynn Shelby of Bartlett, Tennessee and Sammy Shelby of Savannah; son, Randall Felker of LaFayette, Georgia; sisters, Nancy Godwin and Beverly Dickerson, both of Savannah and Judy Griggs of Waynesboro; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters, Tammy Elaine Shelby and Haley Marie Felker; and brothers, Jimmy Hollis Shelby, Herman Roger Shelby and Jerry Mac “Dean” Shelby.
Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah with Josh Franks officiating. Burial followed in Goshen Cemetery in Savannah.